On November 01, 2018, at the Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theatre there was held solemn celebration on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education.

Representative of the Department of Anesthesiology and IC of NMAPO named after PL Shupik, associate professor Kuchinsk I.A. took part in one of the largest international forums on anesthesiology and intensive care - the European Congress on Intensive Care (ESICM LIVES 2018), which took place in October 20-24, 2018 in Paris (France).

On October 26, 2018, a scientific conference devoted to the 75th anniversary of the birth of Professor Igor Porfyriyovych Shlapak was held in the premises of the Institute of the Heart of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Associated professors of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of NMAPE named after P.L. Shupyk MV Bondar, OA Galushko, MM Pylypenko SM Bishovets, YuI Markov and PhD student TA Danchin

The team of authors of the department of anesthesiology and intensive care of NMAPE named after PL Shupyk (OA Loskutov, MV Bondar, YuI Markov, MV Bolyuk, RA Efimenko) have published the book "Pages of the history of anesthesiology in Ukraine".

In the terms of Ukraine's integration into the European community, the implementation of European standards in the system of national education is a topical issue.

The main objective of modern postgraduate education should be the training of specialists in accordance with generally recognized European standards of high quality.

Thanks to the initiative of the administration of NMAPE named after PL Shupyk and personally to chancellor YuV Voronenko, in the Center for Simulation methods of education, opened for the first-year interns of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care. Before the start of the practical training, the leading specialist of the Center, Ph.D. Romankevich Ivanna Vasylivna made a presentation with a demonstration of practical skills of puncture-catheterization of peripheral and central veins.